Indian students flock to Australia for higher studies

The Australian government's campaign to lure Indian students for higher studies is bearing fruit as nearly 80,000 of them enrolled in various education and training courses in 2016. Overall, Australian universities and vocational training institutes have experienced another bumper year with more than half a million international students choosing to study Down Under, writes Paritosh Parasher for IANS.

The numbers are likely to increase exponentially in the coming months as, according to some media reports, international students are beginning to shun the United States because of the anti-immigrant policies of President Donald Trump.

With the US and United Kingdom occupying the top two positions, Australia is ranked third as the favoured destination for international students.
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